Special Issue
MHGC Proceeding 2021
Mental Health: Global Challenges Journal
https://mhgcj.org ISSN 2612-2138
Emotional potential in the children's team
Tetyana I. Svatenkova, Oleksandr V. Svatenkov
Mykola Gogol Nizhyn State University, Nizhyn, Ukraine
Introduction. Increased interest in the study various groups that perform joint activities in
social, organizational, economic, sports psychology and work psychology nowadays. The
urgency is: the fast changing forms of work organization based on the high economic
interest and responsibility all members of the group; relative production-economic and
organizational-managerial independence of labor collectives, which contributes to the
self-organization development and self-government forms improvement; the team fitness
issue is becoming more and more relevant.
Purpose. The purpose of the paper is to investigate the group psychological work
influence on the children emotional intelligence development and the processes of
psychological stability and cohesion in a sport team.
Methodology. We used the comprehensive diagnosis of the child's personality and status
in the group (n=622). The main accent was made on the level of emotional intelligence
(EQ) and sociometric status of the child. The main hypothesis: the higher the child`s EQ
level, the higher its sociometric status. The standard PASW Statistics method was used to
process the statistics.
Results. Sociometric tests: 223 children had a low sociometric status (36%); 242 -
satisfactory and within the norm limits (39%), 75 - above the average (12%), and only 81
had a high sociometric status (13%). The EQ level indicators (integrative level): 317
respondents had a low EQ level (51%); 218 - the average level (35%) and only 87
respondents had a high EI level (14%).
Conclusions. After the implementation of the author's program for adaptation and the
child emotional intelligence development, we have results: Sociometric test: only 56
children have lower sociometric status (9%); 144 - satisfactory and average (23%); 223 -
above average (36%) and 199 - high sociometric status (32%). EQ level (integrative level),
we also have positive changes: only 111 respondents remained with a low level of
emotional intelligence (18%); 386 developed the level of emotional intelligence to the
average (62%) and 125 had a high level of emotional intelligence (20%)
mental health, emotional intelligence, interpersonal relationships, cohesion.
Address for correspondence:
Dr. Tetyana I. Svatenkova, PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of General and
Practical Psychology, Mykola Gogol Nizhyn State University, Nizhyn, Ukraine.
e-mail: tatianasvatenkova@gmail.com
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-
Noncommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0).
©Copyright: Svatenkova, 2021
Licensee NDSAN (MFC- Coordinator of the NDSAN), Italy
DOI: https://doi.org/10.32437/mhgcj.v4i2.110